Sixth annual Christmas Shoe Box Project for children in Palomas, Mexico:

Churches and advocacy organizations in southern New Mexico and New Mexico Department of Health employees take shoe boxes filled with gifts for children, coats, and blankets to Palomas. Needed: toy cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, yo-yos, etch-a-sketches, jump ropes, slinkies, simple pull toys for babies – no toys with batteries or toy guns. Also needed: school supplies (pens, pencils, pencil sharpeners, stamp and ink pad sets, blunt scissors, solar calculators, coloring books); hygiene items (toothbrushes, toothpaste, small bottles of lotion, combs, washcloths, etc.); other items: jewelry, inexpensive watches, hard candy and lollipops (put candy in plastic baggies).

Items must be submitted no later than December 9.

If you’re interested in brightening the holiday season for a child in Mexico, please contact Royce Sumayo at royce.sumayo@mybcom.org. 

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